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January 2011's News

A second Victoria Cross of Australia

Corporol Ben Roberts-Smith was awarded the second "Victoria Cross of Australia" on Sunday (23 January) for single handedly taking on (and taking out) no fewer than three Taliban machine gun posts in Afghanistan's Shah Wali Kot Region in October 2010. His Citation reads as follows: For the most… Read more or leave comments Posted on Sun, 23 January 2011 by Phil Mussell
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Medals forthe Convoys?

The debate over whether Veterans of the Arctic Convoys should get their own separate medals (as opposed to "just" the Atlantic Star which they are currently entitled to) has raged for decades and with the introduction of the Arctic Emblem (lapel badge) in 2006 it had been thought that the matter… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 12 January 2011 by Phil Mussell
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Stop thief - again

Stolen during a house burglary at Epsom, Surrey on 15 December 2010: Nato Service Medal with Clasp 'ISAF' (Afghanistan); Operational Service Medal with bar, 'Afghanistan' Named to Act.Lt.Cmdr.:T.R.W.LAPAGE-NORRIS, RNR.; Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal; Volunteer Reserves Service Medal, also… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 10 January 2011 by Phil Mussell
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